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(Ashley County)

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Introduction ...

Below is our collection of tidbits, odds 'n ends for Sulphur Springs.

This page contains three sections:

How Far From Sulphur Springs to ...

We spend a lot of time looking through Gazetteers, Almanacs & Directories that were published in the late 1800's and early 1900's. Many of the Gazetteers include the distance from a community such as Sulphur Springs to various places of note, such as the White House.

With a nod to our favorite Gazetteers, the straight-line distance<1> beginning in Sulphur Springs to:

  • Hamburg [Map], which is the Seat of Ashley County, lies 17 miles [27.4 km] to the Northeast. If you could walk a straight line from Sulphur Springs to Hamburg, with an average speed<2> of 2.2 miles [3.5 km] per hour, it would take most of a day to make the trip. A horse and buggy averaging 3.2 miles [5.1 km] per hour would take five to six hours.
  • Little Rock [Map], which is the State Capital of Arkansas, lies 115 miles [185.1 km] to the North (N). Driving, with an average speed of 63 miles [101.4 km] per hour, would take about two hours, a buggy would take 5 days and walking would take 7 days.
  • The White House (Washington, DC [Map]) is 927 miles [1,491.9 km] to the East Northeast (ENE). Driving would take most of two days, a buggy would take 37 days and walking would take 53 days.
  • The shortest distance<3> to Jerusalem (specifically the Temple Mount and the Dome of the Rock [Map]) is 6,786 miles [10,921 km] and it lies to the Northeast (NE).<4>
  • The distance to the Great Mosque of Mecca (specifically the Ka'bah - or Kaaba [Map]) is 7,508 miles [12,083 km] and it lies to the Northeast (NE).<5>
  • The distance to Saint Peter's Basilica (The Vatican [Map]) is 5,383 miles [8,663.1 km] and it lies to the Northeast (NE).<6>

Communities Also Named Sulphur Springs ...

We have found 60 communities that share the name Sulphur Springs.

Within Arkansas, there are 6 communities which are also named Sulphur Springs. Using our Gazetteer, we have found another 54 communities in the United States - with 60 of those located in the United States.

We have broken our list into two sections:

Other communities located in Arkansas

Communities outside of Arkansas


Other Communities Located In Arkansas

Benton County

Our profile page for Sulphur Springs, Benton County   [Map]
Distance: About 272 miles [437.7 km] to the North Northwest

Jefferson County

Our profile page for Sulphur Springs, Jefferson County   [Map]
Distance: About 76 miles [122.3 km] to the North

Johnson County

Our profile page for Sulphur Springs, Johnson County   [Map]
Distance: About 187 miles [300.9 km] to the North Northwest

Montgomery County

Our profile page for Sulphur Springs, Montgomery County   [Map]
Distance: About 144 miles [231.7 km] to the Northwest

Van Buren County

Our profile page for Sulphur Springs, Van Buren County   [Map]
Distance: About 167 miles [268.8 km] to the North

Yell County

Our profile page for Sulphur Springs, Yell County   [Map]
Distance: About 164 miles [263.9 km] to the North Northwest


Communities Outside of Arkansas

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Alabama

Blount County

Our profile page for Sulphur Springs, Blount County
We found mention of this community, but have little information.<7>
Although located in Blount County, we don't know the location of this community within the county.

Calhoun County

Our profile page for Sulphur Springs, Calhoun County   [Map]
Distance: About 359 miles [577.8 km] to the East

Cullman County

Our profile page for Sulphur Springs, Cullman County   [Map]
Distance: About 295 miles [474.8 km] to the East Northeast

DeKalb County

Our profile page for Sulphur Springs, DeKalb County   [Map]
Distance: About 386 miles [621.2 km] to the East Northeast

Jackson County

Our profile page for Sulphur Springs, Jackson County   [Map]
Distance: About 379 miles [609.9 km] to the East Northeast

Madison County

Our profile page for Sulphur Springs, Madison County   [Map]
Distance: About 340 miles [547.2 km] to the East Northeast

Mobile County

Our profile page for Sulphur Springs, Mobile County
We found mention of this community, but have little information.
Although located in Mobile County, we don't know the location of this community within the county.

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California

Los Angeles County

Our profile page for Sulphur Springs, Los Angeles County   [Map]
Distance: About 1,524 miles [2,452.6 km] to the West Northwest

Solano County

Our profile page for Sulphur Springs, Solano County   [Map]
This community is historic.<8>
Distance: About 1,720 miles [2,768.1 km] to the West Northwest

Ventura County

Our profile page for Sulphur Springs, Ventura County   [Map]
Distance: About 1,552 miles [2,497.7 km] to the West

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Florida

Hillsborough County

Our profile page for Sulphur Springs, Hillsborough County   [Map]
Distance: About 667 miles [1,073.4 km] to the East Southeast

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Georgia

Dade County

Our profile page for Sulphur Springs, Dade County
We found mention of this community, but have little information.
Although located in Dade County, we don't know the location of this community within the county.

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Illinois

La Salle County

Our profile page for Sulphur Springs, La Salle County   [Map]
Distance: About 603 miles [970.4 km] to the North Northeast

Williamson County

Our profile page for Sulphur Springs, Williamson County   [Map]
This community is historic.
Distance: About 360 miles [579.4 km] to the North Northeast

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Indiana

Crawford County

Our profile page for Sulphur Springs, Crawford County   [Map]
Distance: About 472 miles [759.6 km] to the Northeast

Henry County

Our profile page for Sulphur Springs, Henry County   [Map]
Distance: About 601 miles [967.2 km] to the Northeast

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Iowa

Buena Vista County

Our profile page for Sulphur Springs, Buena Vista County   [Map]
Distance: About 680 miles [1,094.4 km] to the North Northwest

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Kansas

Cloud County

Our profile page for Sulphur Springs, Cloud County
This community is historic.
Although located in Cloud County, we don't know the location of this community within the county.

Wallace County

Our profile page for Sulphur Springs, Wallace County
We found mention of this community, but have little information.
Although located in Wallace County, we don't know the location of this community within the county.

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Kentucky

Ohio County

Our profile page for Sulphur Springs, Ohio County   [Map]
Distance: About 427 miles [687.2 km] to the Northeast

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Michigan

Van Buren County

Our profile page for Sulphur Springs, Van Buren County   [Map]
Distance: About 718 miles [1,155.5 km] to the North Northeast

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Mississippi

Madison County

Our profile page for Sulphur Springs, Madison County
We found mention of this community, but have little information.
Although located in Madison County, we don't know the location of this community within the county.

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Missouri

Jefferson County

Our profile page for Sulphur Springs, Jefferson County   [Map]
Distance: About 375 miles [603.5 km] to the North Northeast

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New Mexico

Sandoval County

Our profile page for Sulphur Springs, Sandoval County   [Map]
Distance: About 851 miles [1,369.6 km] to the West Northwest

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New York

Jefferson County

Our profile page for Sulphur Springs, Jefferson County   [Map]
Distance: About 1,140 miles [1,834.7 km] to the Northeast

Madison County

Our profile page for Sulphur Springs, Madison County   [Map]
Distance: About 1,112 miles [1,789.6 km] to the Northeast

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North Carolina

Buncombe County

Our profile page for Sulphur Springs, Buncombe County   [Map]
Distance: About 563 miles [906.1 km] to the East Northeast

Cleveland County

Our profile page for Sulphur Springs, Cleveland County   [Map]
Distance: About 618 miles [994.6 km] to the East Northeast

Montgomery County

Our profile page for Sulphur Springs, Montgomery County
We found mention of this community, but have little information.
Although located in Montgomery County, we don't know the location of this community within the county.

Surry County

Our profile page for Sulphur Springs, Surry County   [Map]
Distance: About 691 miles [1,112.1 km] to the East Northeast

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Ohio

Allen County

Our profile page for Sulphur Springs, Allen County
This community is historic.
Although located in Allen County, we don't know the location of this community within the county.

Crawford County

Our profile page for Sulphur Springs, Crawford County   [Map]
Distance: About 737 miles [1,186.1 km] to the Northeast

Lawrence County

Our profile page for Sulphur Springs, Lawrence County   [Map]
Distance: About 648 miles [1,042.9 km] to the Northeast

Perry County

Our profile page for Sulphur Springs, Perry County   [Map]
Distance: About 709 miles [1,141 km] to the Northeast

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Oregon

Douglas County

Our profile page for Sulphur Springs, Douglas County   [Map]
Distance: About 1,861 miles [2,995 km] to the West Northwest

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Pennsylvania

Bedford County

Our profile page for Sulphur Springs, Bedford County   [Map]
Distance: About 882 miles [1,419.4 km] to the Northeast

Perry County

Our profile page for Sulphur Springs, Perry County
We found mention of this community, but have little information.
Although located in Perry County, we don't know the location of this community within the county.

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Tennessee

Anderson County

Our profile page for Sulphur Springs, Anderson County
We found mention of this community, but have little information.
Although located in Anderson County, we don't know the location of this community within the county.

Cheatham County

Our profile page for Sulphur Springs, Cheatham County   [Map]
Distance: About 357 miles [574.5 km] to the Northeast

Decatur County

Our profile page for Sulphur Springs, Decatur County   [Map]
This community is historic.
Distance: About 285 miles [458.7 km] to the Northeast

Hamblen County

Our profile page for Sulphur Springs, Hamblen County   [Map]
Distance: About 540 miles [869 km] to the East Northeast

Hickman County

Our profile page for Sulphur Springs, Hickman County   [Map]
This community is historic.
Distance: About 310 miles [498.9 km] to the Northeast

Lincoln County

Our profile page for Sulphur Springs, Lincoln County   [Map]
Distance: About 340 miles [547.2 km] to the East Northeast

Marion County

Our profile page for Sulphur Springs, Marion County   [Map]
Distance: About 400 miles [643.7 km] to the East Northeast

Maury County

Our profile page for Sulphur Springs, Maury County   [Map]
This community is historic.
Distance: About 340 miles [547.2 km] to the Northeast

McNairy County

Our profile page for Sulphur Springs, McNairy County   [Map]
Distance: About 238 miles [383 km] to the Northeast

Pickett County

Our profile page for Sulphur Springs, Pickett County   [Map]
Distance: About 462 miles [743.5 km] to the East Northeast

Washington County

Our profile page for Sulphur Springs, Washington County   [Map]
Distance: About 583 miles [938.2 km] to the East Northeast

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Texas

Angelina County

Our profile page for Sulphur Springs, Angelina County
We found mention of this community, but have little information.
Although located in Angelina County, we don't know the location of this community within the county.

Hopkins County

Our profile page for Sulphur Springs, Hopkins County   [Map]
Distance: About 206 miles [331.5 km] to the West

Rusk County

Our profile page for Sulphur Springs, Rusk County   [Map]
Distance: About 178 miles [286.5 km] to the West Southwest

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Virginia

Lee County

Our profile page for Sulphur Springs, Lee County   [Map]
Distance: About 565 miles [909.3 km] to the East Northeast

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Washington

Lewis County

Our profile page for Sulphur Springs, Lewis County
We found mention of this community, but have little information.
Although located in Lewis County, we don't know the location of this community within the county.

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West Virginia

Logan County

Our profile page for Sulphur Springs, Logan County   [Map]
Distance: About 647 miles [1,041.2 km] to the East Northeast

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Curious and Interesting Names Near Sulphur Springs ...

As we travel, we always see a community with a name that gives pause. While there are names which are interesting or familiar, some catch our attention or strike our fancy. We always talk about such a name. If time permits and the community is not too far, we'll usually try to make a side-trip.

Bovine   -   11 miles [17.7 km] to the Northeast of Sulphur Springs   [Map]
Brushy (Historic)   -   8 miles [12.9 km] to the Northeast   [Map]
Crossroad   -   12 miles [19.3 km] to the Northeast   [Map]
Dollar Junction   -   9 miles [14.5 km] to the West   [Map]
Gravel (LA)   -   11 miles [17.7 km] to the Southwest   [Map]
Gulledge   -   9 miles [14.5 km] to the East   [Map]
Loco (LA)   -   11 miles [17.7 km] to the Southwest   [Map]
Meridian   -   3 miles [4.8 km] to the Southeast   [Map]
Pine Island Landing   -   12 miles [19.3 km] to the North   [Map]
Rogers (LA)   -   10 miles [16.1 km] to the South   [Map]
Sadie (LA)   -   12 miles [19.3 km] to the Southwest   [Map]
Thirteen Points Landing (LA)   -   8 miles [12.9 km] to the South   [Map]
Unity   -   9 miles [14.5 km] to the Northeast   [Map]

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Footnotes ...

<1>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance that starts in Sulphur Springs. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Sulphur Springs) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Sulphur Springs. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 33.0718, Longitude: -92.0312     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Sulphur Springs have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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<2>While we have tried to pick reasonable speeds, the rate of travel is very theoretical - obstacles like fences, hills, lakes, river crossings and rest stops have been ignored. When we say 'Days' of travel, we're assuming 8 hours of travel per day.

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<3>The shortest line can be visualized by stretching a string on a Globe from Point A to Point B - this is known as a Great Circle Route. Where you might expect the shortest route from Sulphur Springs to the Middle East to be East and South, the Great Circle Route actually lies to the North and East.

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<4>The calculated bearing (or angle) to Jerusalem is 316.87 degrees.

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<5>The calculated bearing (or angle) to Mecca is 312.933 degrees.

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<6>The calculated bearing (or angle) to the Vatican is 312.539 degrees.

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<7>If we encounter the name of what might be a community, our methodology is to add that name to our Gazetteer as a placeholder. As we find more information about that community, it will be added to our Gazetteer.

Just as a reminder: Our definition of a community is rather broad and includes those places (or areas) where several families lived and had a name which identified that place. For example, you might hear somebody say that they are going over to Bird Creek to see Pete ... Bird Creek is just a gas station and a couple of homes at the crossroads. While it might not be on the map, everybody in the area knows it by that name.

Places of interest include buildings at a crossroad, several families clustered in a hollow or maybe the location of a way station. It also includes places like mines, lumber camps, ferry crossings, etc. The community might still exist, is now gone or only existed for just a short period of time.

Also keep in mind that Sulphur Springs could have been on the original document by mistake, misspelled, the original/alternate name of a community that we've listed elsewhere or was placed in the wrong county. Sometimes a post office or train station would have a different name than the community where it's located, so two names might be referring to the same community - we're working to straighten it all out.

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<8>We use the term 'Historic' broadly and it generally means that the community no longer exists. However, it can also mean that the community might still exist, but was significantly larger or had a more 'official' existence in the past than it does now. Unfortunately our sources of data have proven to be unreliable. If you can provide us with more specific information about Sulphur Springs, please let us know so that we can improve our accuracy.

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